Marie-FleurRautou

Counsel

Paris + 33.1.56.59.38.78

Marie-Fleur Rautou regularly advises financial institutions on the regulatory and transactional aspects of structured finance transactions, including OTC derivatives, repos, securities lending transactions, and share buybacks. She has strong experience in equity derivatives, including strategic acquisition, hedging, shareholding financing or refinancing, and leveraged employee savings schemes.

Marie-Fleur has acquired significant experience advising institutional clients on the new financial regulatory environment in Europe. She is experienced in reporting, clearing, margining, and capital treatment of derivative products and reorganization of credit institutions and in market abuse regulations and securities law issues.

She has advised the French Banking Association (FBF) and the International Swaps and Derivatives Association (ISDA) on the drafting of new collateral documentation in compliance with EMIR requirements.

Marie-Fleur is actively involved in Jones Day's global, cross-disciplinary LIBOR transition team, advising on the full range of legal and regulatory issues arising from the forthcoming market transition to alternative reference rates. She is also a speaker on these subjects.

Experience

  • Sacyr Concesiones S.L. obtains $451.5 million project financing for Colombian toll road projectJones Day represented Sacyr Concesiones S.L., as sponsor, Unión Vial Río Pamplonita S.A.S., as concessionaire, and Fideicomiso Unión Vial Río Pamplonita S.A.S., as borrower, in connection with a $451.5 million long-term project financing, consisting of a U.S. dollar tranche and Colombian Peso debt tranches, provided by a syndicate of major financial institutions led by Deutsche Bank AG, New York Branch and JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A.
  • Fédération Bancaire Française drafts documentation to enable users of FBF market to comply with requirements of EU Benchmarks RegulationJones Day advised the Fédération Bancaire Française (FBF) in connection with the drafting of two new sets of documentation to enable users of the FBF market documentation to comply with the requirements of the EU Benchmarks Regulation.
  • Companhia Brasileira de Distribuiçao sells Ordinary Shares of Via Varejo S.A.Jones Day represented Casino Guichard-Perrachon SA, as a counterparty, in connection with the sale by Companhia Brasileira de Distribuiçao (GPA) of 50,000,000 Ordinary Shares of Via Varejo S.A., representing 3.86% of its share capital, in the form of total return swap entered into with a Brazilian financial institution.
  • La Banque Postale finances wind farm in FranceJones Day represented the group La Banque Postale in connection with the €20 million (US$24.5 million) project financing of a 20 MW wind farm located in France sponsored by EDF EN France, acting through its subsidiary Société du Parc Eolien du Bois de Belfays.
  • Fédération Bancaire Française and French Banks seek advice in drafting FBF collateral documentationJones Day assisted Fédération Bancaire Française (FBF) and French Banks with drafting FBF collateral documentation which complies with variation margin and initial margin requirements as set forth in Regulation (EU) No 648/2012 of July 4, 2012 ("EMIR") and its delegated regulation and issued legal opinions.
  • La Banque Postale finances four wind farms in Meuse, Loire-Atlantique, and AveyronJones Day represented La Banque Postale in connection with the €80 million (US$96 million) project financing for the development, design, construction, and operation of a portfolio of four wind farms with an aggregate target capacity of 50 MW located in Meuse, Loire-Atlantique and Aveyron and sponsored by Quadran, one of the key players in the renewable energy field in France.
  • La Banque Postale finances four wind farms in PicardieJones Day represented La Banque Postale in connection with the €50 million (US$56.2 million) project financing for the development, design, construction, and operation of four wind farms with an aggregate target capacity of 32 MW located in Picardie, sponsored by Quadran, one of the key players in the renewable energy field in France.
  • Fédération Bancaire Française seeks advice in drafting of Execution AnnexJones Day is providing advice to Fédération Bancaire Française (FBF) regarding the coordination of a working group set up by the FBF in connection with the drafting of an Execution Annex.
  • Fédération Bancaire Française seeks advice in drafting of clearing documentationJones Day is providing advice to Fédération Bancaire Française (FBF) regarding the coordination of a working group set up by the FBF in connection with the drafting of a Clearing Annex to the FBF standard master agreement for derivatives transactions.
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